Saturday

TURQUOISE - painted mirror tutorial

 
I found this beautiful mirror at an estate sale.
I've been wanting to paint it but time and
a lack of nerve stalled me.


SUPPLIES
ARTIST's PAINT BRUSHES and CRAFT PAINT (ocean breeze)


WATERBASE CLEARCOAT and WHITE PAINT 

 
BEFORE

DURING

AFTER
Using only the artist's brushes
  1.  one coat of the turquoise color
  2. one coat of clear
  3. lightly dry brush with white paint


For another *how to* you can see slightly different techniques at
 MASION DECOR when Amy did her mirror pink:


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23 comments:

  1. Such a pretty mirror and the turquois is such a pretty color...GREAT combination!
    Hope your having a wonderful weekend!

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  2. Love the turquoise! I have had the pink mirror in my idea file waiting for my chance, love some pink :)

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  3. Gorgeous! Love the color!

    Warm Wishes,
    Jodie


    http://lovelaughteranddecor.blogspot.com/

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  4. I love the way this mirrow turned out! Fantastic job! The color is beautiful!

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  5. I was such a rush, I misspelled mirror. I also wanted to thank you for the Midmonth Motivation link. I going to be linking with them. I think its a great idea.
    See ya!
    Rosemary

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  6. I love turquoise its my favourite colour & it really does work well with your mirror its gorgeous. thanks for another great tutorial

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  7. I have a smaller mirror that is simular so thanks for the inspiration. It turned out lovely.

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  8. The finish on the mirror is really gorgeous!

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  9. Such a pretty mirror. I love the color with the dry brush. I just posted a table I did and am trying to decide how to finish it. I like the way your white dry brush looks. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. That looks so gorgeous - I really love the color you selected. I'm a huge lover of dry brushing so that just finishes things up perfectly.

    Happy Masterpiece Monday to you :O)

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  11. That is one ornate mirror. Love the turquoise color; it's my new favorite color.

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  12. Absolutely love your turquoise mirror. When I saw your's I immediately thought of Amy's so was surprised when I saw you showed it too. Both are fantastic. I can never get enough turquoise, myself. Beautiful job.

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  13. I love the turquoise mirror it is just gorgeous! Beautiful job!

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  14. Love! So great - the color is fantastic - thanks for the tutorial - Jennifer

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  15. What a lovely and unique mirror! It looks great in turquoise.

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  16. You did a great job on the mirror. I love the color because it makes the mirror look so modern and the color pops out from the wall.

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  17. What a transformation. I love the color so lovely.
    ~Heidi

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  18. Hi, friend! I'm admiring all your creative posts here so can you please share them with us at the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop? Hope to see you there at the party :)

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  19. i've been looking for a frame like this (or similar) but am not finding any. where is the best place to find a frame like this?

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  20. A mirror that says "hello gorgeous"!
    Virginia

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THANK YOU ALL!

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